November 12 • 03:03 PM

Kenneth F. Brown

Died: Thursday, November 29, 2007
Age: 84
Kenneth F. Brown, 84, of Imlay City, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2007 after an extended illness, surrounded by his loving family at Lapeer County Medical Care Facility (Suncrest) in Lapeer.

Kenneth Fay Brown was born November 1, 1923 in Jackson. He was the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Cornish) Brown. When he was 3 years old his family moved to Almont.

Ken graduated from Imlay City High School in the class of 1942. He was married to Norma Jean Seidell on June 4, 1949 in Imlay City. He lived most all of his life in Imlay City. He had been a Deacon of the Imlay City First Baptist Church for most of his adult life. He had been a member of the Imlay City Lion’s Club, the Imlay City Planning Commission and the Imlay City Zoning Board of Appeals.

He had been employed as a young man by National Twist Drill in Rochester and he retired from the Imlay City Community Schools after 28 years of service. He had been a custodian and school bus driver. He was beloved by all whom he met. He remembered and recognized the names and faces of most every teacher and student in the schools.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Norma Brown of Imlay City; his son, Thomas E. (Phyllis) Brown of Imlay City; daughters, Nancy Brown of Sacramento, CA, Patricia Littlepage of Alexandria, VA, Sally (Joel) Rashko of Buffalo, NY, and Ann Brown of Carmichael, CA; and six grandchildren, Lori (Brian) Penzien, Barbara (Roy) Patterson, Isaac Brown, Jennifer (Jason) Schleuter, Timothy Rashko and Keri Rashko. He is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren and by several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Jane Brown; his parents, Edward Brown and Elizabeth (Brown-Langford) Schultz; brother, Albert Langford; and sisters, Olive Roberts Churchill and Gertrude Wojinski.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 1 at the West Goodland United Methodist Church in Imlay City. Pastor Pamela Barnett officiated. Burial followed in Dawn Memorial Cemetery in Lapeer.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Gideon Bible Association or the Suncrest Auxiliary for the Lapeer County Medical Care Facility.

Funeral arrangements were made by Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City.
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